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Chief economist update: Japan becomes collateral damage in US-China trade war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2019
... slowdown in overseas economies for the time being." "Although the year-on-year rate of change in the consumer price index (CPI) has continued to show relatively weak developments compared to the economic expansion and the labor market tightening, it ...
Social infra to become core investment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
... learning assets hold long-term value as they typically have long term triple net leases where the rental income is linked to CPI, he said. There is also a land component underpinning the investment, providing the opportunity for capital growth. "This ...
Chief economist update: Not spring yet in the Eurozone
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
... stronger than market expectations for a 1.1% gain. Spring looks to have sprung for inflation too. The flash estimate of headline CPI inflation accelerated to 1.7% in the year to April from 1.4% in the previous month. This is better than consensus expectations ...
Chief economist update: A good problem to have?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
... unemployment rate (3.9% in February) is at 45-year lows but inflation is closer to the 2% target (both headline and core CPI inflation stood at 1.9% in the year to March). Sterling's effective exchange rate has appreciated by 3% this year to date ...
Chief economist update: Lock in two RBA rate cuts
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
... virtually at these levels when the RBA last cut the official cash rate (from 1.75% to 1.50%) in August 2016. The June quarter CPI figures (available pre-RBA 2016 rate cut) were: headline at 1%; trimmed mean at 1.7% and weighted median at 1.3%. The one ...
Chief economist update: Japan should raise taxes another day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
... to continue its moderate expansion." The same hope for a pick-up in inflation; "The year-on-year rate of increase in the CPI (less fresh food) is likely to continue accelerating moderately." As for risks to the rosy outlook, the BOJ nominated "the slowdown ...
Chief economist update: BOJ decision announced and ignored
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
... in a stable manner. It will continue expanding the monetary base until the year-on-year rate of increase in the observed CPI (all items less fresh food) exceeds 2% and stays above the target in a stable manner." The optimistic outlook also remains; "Japan's ...
Chief economist update: What's the RBA waiting for?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2019
... more downward pressure to still below target inflation - the average of the trimmed mean and weighted median measures of CPI slowed to 1.75% in the December 2018 quarter from 1.80% in the previous quarter. So what's the Reserve Bank of Australia ...
MLC MySuper switches to lifestage
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
... target outperformance of 3% MySuper conservative growth portfolio: 50% growth and 50% defensive. Its objective is to beat CPI by 2.5% pa over any five-year period MySuper cash plus portfolio: 100% cash. Its objective is to outperform the Bloomberg AusBond ...
Clearview overhauls life insurance premiums
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
... April 2020. After that date, premium rates by benefit type will either remain unchanged or increase to maximum of 10% plus CPI increases, Clearview said. Commissioner Kenneth Hayne said in his final recommendations that the hawking of insurance products ...
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